Joining the Community Mental Health Team based in Clare, you will provide health education, counselling and therapeutic/rehabilitation programs to improve the health incomes of individual consumers or groups. Integrating advanced theoretical knowledge, evidence from a range of sources and your own experience to devise and achieve agreed consumer care outcomes, you will work with the team to attain consistency of nursing practice standards and local service outcomes.
Applying your mental health nursing knowledge, skills and values, you will be working directly with consumers and their network and with the wider community to enhance recovery and self-determination in the least restrictive practice.
This position will be located in Lower North working from Clare office, however you may also provide education and clinical support across the Yorke and Northern Region. Yorke and Northern LHN Mental Health embraces strength based approaches and the principles of positive psychology, and aims to be a flourishing mental health service that impacts meaningfully and positively on the community it serves.
Employees of Yorke and Northern LHN receive access to professional development opportunities, salary sacrifice arrangements and may also be eligible for relocation support.
You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. You must hold a Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing (or equivalent). With demonstrated minimum of three years experience in working with mental health consumers and carers in an evidenced-based, recovery-orientated framework, you will be confident in working with and understanding people from varying cultural backgrounds. You will also bring the ability to work in a team framework that fosters and develops staff potential.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.
Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
Close date: 23 September 2021
Point of contact
(08) 8841 3500